Visit Galway, Ireland
Located in the centre of Galway, The House Hotel is your perfect base to explore all that Galway has to offer. Numerous independent boutique shops are located nearby, and Salthill and its promenade are just 15 minutes’ walk away. Whether you are with us for one night or 4, we are here to assist with your plans and recommend the best spots to visit and see. With lots of options from shopping days, to a stroll along the claddagh, a walk to Salthill or a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher, we are happy to assist in arranging these for you.
Our Location – Traditional Irish Culture
Our hotel is nestled in the heart of Galway’s Latin Quarter. All along the short cobblestoned stretch of the road, known as High Street are small, interesting unique shops. The Kilkenny Shop has a good range of goods, especially knits and pottery. Galway Woollen Market will sell you the wool to knit your own sweater or jacket. Aunty Nellie’s famous sweet shop is also located on High Street where you can enjoy delicious boiled sweets, jellies, fudge and chocolates!
Wander through the cobbled streets and enjoy the live entertainment on the streets of Galway’s favourite quarter. Running from the famous Spanish Arch up to the lively spots on Quay Street, The Latin Quarter extends around St Nicholas’ Church and Middle Street. Within The Latin Quarter you will find a number of examples of our city’s medieval history.
Discover the wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way…
The Wild Atlantic Way is a world famous coastal route trail on the West coast of Ireland, that boasts some breathtaking scenery along the way. The 2500km route passes through nine counties and three provinces, from Donegal’s Inishowen Peninsula to Kinsale in Cork. The Atlantic Ocean is the backdrop to one of the world’s most scenic drives.
Right in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way is Galway – known as the City of Tribes, ideally located as an unforgettable stop off on this magnificent tour. Internationally regarded as one of the world’s friendliest cities, Galway is renowned for its wonderful atmosphere and abundance of festivals and activities throughout the year. Your options are endless! Whether you decide to travel North or South from us at The House Hotel, we can assure the scenery is breathtaking, and the experience is unforgettable.
How to get here:
Train: Galway train station is located a 10 minute walk from The House Hotel. The station has routes to and from Dublin Heuston, as well as to and from Limerick and Clare. These train routes also serve key towns around the county.
Bus: Regular Bus Eireann bus services operate from both Dublin Airport and Dublin City. Buses also operate to Shannon Airport and Clare, as well as the North/West and Northern Ireland.
Air: Shannon Airport is 1hr drive or 1hr 50 mins bus journey from The House Hotel (94km). Dublin Airport is 2hr 10 drive or 3hr bus journey from us (214km)